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SkillsFuture Courses (SSG)

A select range of AIU-NUS courses are offered as part of the SkillsFuture programme (SSG). These courses are available to eligible Singaporean doctors only. All registrations are to be made via the NUS website.

Ultrasound for Renal Tract

Identify hydronephrosis or urinary retention.

This course will introduce you to how to obtain diagnostic views of normal anatomy of the kidneys and bladder and how to overcome bowel gas and other technical difficulties. Appreciate normal appearances and how to describe your findings.

1 DAY

Renal Tract Ultrasound – Level 1 (Acquisition)

Acquire a complete set of diagnostic quality views.

Interpret your ultrasound images.

1 DAY

Integrate findings into patient management plan.

Be recognised as a safe and competent point of care ultrasound user.

Achieve the ‘Certificate of Competence’ — a prestigious credential awarded by NUS and AIU Singapore.
The point of care ultrasound credential requirements are as follows:

Level 1.

Acquisition Course

Acquire a complete set of diagnostic quality views to answer clinical questions.

Level 2.

Interpretation Course

Interpret images to identify and quantify pathology.

Level 3.

Integration Course

Integrate skills within the clinical context to guide patient management.

Logbook Requirement

  • In order to achieve the ultrasound credential (Certificate of Competence), students must submit 30 cases in total.
  • Images are to be uploaded via the online portal. Your dedicated Tutor will provide personalised feedback — and ultimately evaluate competence.
  • Case review is included in the course price.
  • Cases do not have to be completed prior to enrolling in a subsequent course.
  • Students will have up to 12 months to complete the logbook component.
  • Level 1 Course — x5 case reviews available to you on completion of the course.
  • Level 2 Course — x10 case reviews available to you on completion of the course.
  • Level 3 Course — x15 case reviews available to you on completion of the course.